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TODAY'S APPOINTMENTS

SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WILLIAM S. COHEN

Travelling in Far East.

DEPUTY SECRETARY OF DEFENSE JOHN J. HAMRE

Scheduled meetings.

MEDIA EVENTS

10 a.m. A retirement ceremony honoring Lt. Gen. Patrick M. Hughes, director, Defense Intelligence Agency will be held at Summerhall Field, Fort Myer, Va. Gen. Joseph W. Ralston, vice chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, will be the presiding official. Media wishing to attend the ceremony should contact Cynthia Smith, Fort Myer Military Community, (703) 696-3283. For more information regarding Hughes, contact DIA Public Affairs Office, (703) 695-0071.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS RELEASES FOR JULY 27, 1999

1 BT Contracts
2 TRNS DoD News Briefing, July 27, 1999 - 1:30 p.m. -- Rear Admiral Quigley, DASD PA
CONGRESSIONAL
Senate The Senate schedule is uncertain.
House The House is scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. in Pro Forma session only. No legislative business is scheduled in order to allow Members to attend memorial services in California for the late Honorable George Brown.
Committees
11 a.m., 419 Dirksen Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will conduct an open hearing to markup two bills: S __, a bill to prevent the further proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons; and to authorize appropriations for the provision of security assistance to certain foreign countries; and S 720, a bill to promote the development of a government in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) based on democratic principles and the rule of law, and that respects internationally recognized human rights, to assist the victims of Serbian oppression, to apply measures against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. No DoD witnesses are expected to testify.
2 p.m., 419 Dirksen The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations: International Economic Policy, Export and Trade Promotion Subcommittee will meet to discuss the Agency for International Development. Scheduled witnesses include Hattie Babbitt - Deputy Administrator, Agency for International Development.
10 a.m., 2167 Rayburn The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Coast Guard and Maritime will meet to consider H.R. 316, Cruises to Nowhere Act of '99. Scheduled witnesses include: Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA); Bob Butterworth - Attorney General, State of Florida; Allen Wakler - President, Shipbuilders Council of America; C. Dean Hofmeister - Chairman/CEO, SeaEscape Cruises; Lester Bullock - President, Day Cruise Association; Robert Williams - Chairman, Port of Palm Beach; Linda Thomas Lowe - General Counsel, City of Gloucester, Massachusetts; Bernie Horn - Political Director, National Coalition Against Gambling Expansion; and Steve Welsch - President, Beach Defense Fund.

DUTY OFFICER FOR JULY 28, 1999 - Mr. Turner

Pager number: (800) 341-2470

Cellular phone: (703) 801-2166

Prepared by Media Relations Division, (703) 697-5131 or 695-0192



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